The maker of the TetherBerry adopts the name Tether in preparation for its move into new market segments.
The announcement comes as the company, founded in
"More than 60,000 customers in 114 countries use Tether to connect their laptops to their smartphones, ensuring a fast and affordable tethering option anywhere they have cellphone coverage," said
As well as recently releasing a simpler user interface, Tether has now begun beta testing its Android version and has launched a new version of Tether that uses USB and Bluetooth.
TetherBerry was launched in March, 2009, as a means of allowing people fast, affordable Internet access almost anywhere by letting them work on their laptop via their BlackBerry's data plan. Within days, the product was selling around the world, drawing praise from such tech blogs as the
Tether's applications can be downloaded at www.tether.com.
Tether is the designer and manufacturer of TetherBerry, an application that links your laptop to your BlackBerry, allowing you high-speed Internet access on your laptop anywhere there is cellular coverage from your BlackBerry. Tether is easy to install, easy to use, works practically anywhere, and is cost effective.